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Oct09

LGBTI legal services condemn Courier Mail’s coverage of trans murder

POSTED ON // Thursday, 09 October 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

LGBTI legal services condemn Courier Mail’s coverage of trans murder

Queensland’s LGBTI Legal Service Inc. and New South Wales’ Inner City Legal Centre have condemned the Courier Mail for its coverage of the death of a Brisbane trans woman.

Oct08

Trans community to hold vigil for murder victim Mayang Prasetyo

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 October 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Trans community to hold vigil for murder victim Mayang Prasetyo

The Brisbane trans community will hold a candlelight vigil in honour of the life of transgender murder victim Mayang Prasetyo.

Oct08

Courier Mail (kinda) apologises for she-male headline

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 October 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Courier Mail  (kinda) apologises for she-male headline

The Courier Mail has said it never intended to disrespect the memory of murdered transgender woman Mayang Prasetyo by referring to her as a ‘she male’ in a headline splashed across the front page of yesterday’s paper.

Oct08

Over 21,000 sign petition condemning Courier Mail’s she male headline

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 October 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Over 21,000 sign petition condemning Courier Mail’s she male headline

More than 21,000 people have added their signature to a petition on Change.org calling for the Courier Mail to issue an apology regarding a transphobic headline published regarding the murder of Mayang Presetyo.

Oct08

Bob Katter’s brother says rural gay people need more support

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 October 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Bob Katter’s brother says rural gay people need more support

Queensland MP Bob Katter’s younger brother, Richard Katter, has spoken out regarding the mental health issues faced by LGBTI youth in rural and regional Australia.

Oct07

Outrage as Courier Mail describes trans murder victim as She-Male

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 07 October 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Outrage as Courier Mail describes trans murder victim as She-Male

The Courier Mail has come under fire for its latest headlines which described a trans murder victim as a she-male and lady boy.

Sep21

Brisbane LGBTI community defies labels at New Farm Park Fair Day

POSTED ON // Sunday, 21 September 2014 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Brisbane LGBTI community defies labels at New Farm Park Fair Day

Brisbane’s LGBTI community turned out in force yesterday to celebrate Brisbane Pride Fair Day for the second time at New Farm Park. 

Sep15

New Farm Neighbourhood Centre unveils LGBTI monument

POSTED ON // Monday, 15 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

New Farm Neighbourhood Centre unveils LGBTI monument

Brisbane has received its first permanent symbol of LGBTI pride, with New Farm Neighbourhood Centre unveiling a specially commissioned art work over the weekend.